Mar 18, 2020
Description Position at IDEA Public Schools About IDEA Public Schools At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that all our students graduate from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to college. 50% of our students graduate from college in 6 years - that's 8 times the national rate for students in our communities! IDEA was founded in 2000 as a single school with 150 students in the Rio Grande Valley. When interest exceeded building capacity, to meet the demands, IDEA's co-founders committed to serving more students in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and beyond. We now serve nearly 53,000 students across Texas and Louisiana. By 2022, IDEA will serve 100,000 students. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near you-with continued growth in our current regions and new launches in Houston (2020), Permian Basin (2020), and Tampa Bay (2021)! When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality. To learn more about IDEA, check out this video . About Tampa Bay IDEA Public Schools is eager to partner with education school systems in Tampa Bay. Our priority is to elevate students on their journey through grade school, college, and beyond. With the help of educational partners like Pepin Academies , we are thrilled to launch 4 schools in 2021. Tampa Bayis ranked as #75 on the U.S. News & World Report Best Places to Live Rankings. The relaxing, beach environment is inviting to those who enjoy living out a vacation lifestyle and who are seeking opportunities to grow their career. Join our cohort of passionate change makers as we help support student's dreams to get to and through college. Role Mission: The Regional Director of A dvancement is charged with cultivating, navigating, and maintaining the external relationships for the fundraising and advocacy needs to support the ambitious expansion plans of the region.The Director of Advancement is responsible for building and maintaining a strong and positive community presence meeting that will support the achievement of ambitious fundraising targets which enable regional growth .These goals are met through: a) solicitationof major gifts from foundations, individuals and corporations in the Tampa region;b) targeted donor acquisitionand stewardshipthrough a diverseportfolio ofevents, meetings and school tours ; c) identifying and securing, as appropriate, partnerships with local organizations that will support our students and families . In addition, the Regional Director of Advancement will report to the Vice President of Advancement and work in close partnership with the Executive Director to cultivate and sustain regional board relationships. A masterful communicator , relationship builder and fundraiser, the Director of Advancement is passionate about educational equity in Tampa Bay , well - versed in making six and seven figure asks, and is a strategic planner and executer. Accountabilities 1. Raise $ 1.2 M in funding to support the Tampa Bay region by June 30, 202 1 . Leadstewardship with IDEA's largest funders in the Tampa Bay region, including raising required matching commitments to unlock additional funding allotments. Develop funding path for renewals and prospects ; and build relationships with local individuals, corporations and foundations to support IDEA with major gifts. Plan and lead regional tours in our partner regions , working withthe development operations team and the regional schools'teams to prepare for funder and prospect visits. 2 . Ensure 100% of board members are engaged within the community and expanding network of IDEA supporters ; and 100% of board members experience at least one programmatic touchpoint. Create individualized annual plans for each board member Manage all Tampa Bay regional board correspondence, meeting schedules, agendas and presentations, working with Tampa Bay Executive Director to plan4 regional board meetings a year with 90%attendance Partner with Executive Director to develop and execute recruitment strategy to add additional, qualified advisory board members 3. Build a sustainable coalition of Tampa Bay donors and supporters with a strong belief in IDEA's mission and willingness advocate on behalf of IDEA. Champion board and community partnerships for the region and provide appropriate level of detail, preparation, and context for Executive Director to support cultivation and continued engagement. Set strategic goals around the number of new, lapsed and u pgraded donors needed in FY2 1 and beyond to create a healthy, sustainable donor base long-term Develop and e xecute long - term plan to get in front of 25% of long-range high net worth Tampa Bay leaders to begin building relationships for future asks Identify and cultivate 20 new community champions 4. We look for Team and Family who embody the followingvaluesand characteristics: Believes and is committed to our missionand being an agent of change: that all students are capable of getting to and through college Has demonstrated effectiveoutcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationshipsin order toachieve outcomes We believe in education asa professionand hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students. K nowledge and Skills: Ability to synthesize multiple facts, data points, and stories into compelling narrative explaining IDEA's educational vision for the region to others. Superior writing ability and attention to detail. Comfort and confidence engaging with individuals from all backgrounds within th e Tampa Bay community in order to explain the IDEA story and vision. Knowledge ofthe Tampa Bay philanthropic landscape includingvarious philanthropic organizations andbusiness development organizations. Communication- ability to explain IDEA's story, program, vision and accomplishments with a diverse group of constituents, prospects, and funders. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred 5years of experience in a development,advocacy,fundraising, grant writing,grant managementor similar role Proven track record of personally achieving success Belief in IDEA's mission and an understanding of what it takes to achieve the goal of college for all children Compensation: Salaries for this role typically fall between $68,697 and $87,590, commensurate with relevant experience and qualifications. This role is also eligible for a performance bonus based on individual and organizational performance and goal attainment. IDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA Human Resources at (956) 377-8000.
IDEA Public Schools Tampa Bay, Florida, USA Full-time